Apart from the ultimate skiing experience, the resort provides the best winter activities that the entire family can enjoy and participate in. The most exciting activities include the following
Dog Sledge Rides
For a memorable and a unique experience in Mount Buller, it’s preferable to take the Australian Sled Dog Tour. The tours operate throughout the season, though they are subjected to snow and weather conditions. The tour also includes a meet and greet with the Huskies, this is one activity that children and dog lovers shouldn’t miss.
While on tour, remember to bring your warm clothes, hats, snow boots, gloves, and camera. The prices of the tour depend on the length of the tour, the most expensive tour is the Powder Hound, and it costs around 700 AUD for a 3.5 hours trip. The Harnessed Dream Tour costs 430 AUD per person and the tour lasts about 1.5 hours. The shortest tour is the Mountain View Run, costing around 195 AUD per person, and there’s special news for a family of 4, they get a discounted 600 AUD for the trip.
The Gnome tour is a self-guided tour that gives tourists, the view of the mystical world of gnomes. To take the tour, you need to download an app Mt Buller Walks, the app comes with its own audio tour, and it has a copy of the Mt Buller Gnome Roam Keepsake booklet.
BreathTaker Spa Retreat
Take some time to relax from the rush of skiing in the unique Breath taker in high concept spa. The spa treatment is based on the ‘Quinta Essentia” concept. The treatment is composed of the four elements that include earth, water, fire, and air, combining them to create the fifth element “The Quinta Essentia”. The spa is a great way to relax, rejuvenate and refresh yourself for another day at the slopes.
The History Hunt
Take a hike and learn about the history of the Mount Buller Village. This trip is a great chance to get a complete insight into the village, the heritage of Mount Buller and above all, this is a chance to view the glory and beauty of the Mount Buller.
Scenic Chairlift Rides
You don’t have to be a skier or a snowboarder to enjoy the scenic beauty of Mount Buller. All you need to do is jump onto the Northside Express Chairlift and enjoy a ride of breathtaking slopes across the Mount Buller. The chairlift takes tourists and skiers from the daycare park to the Spurs outlook. Tickets for the chairlift are available at any ticketing office and the Buller Sports outlet.
The chairlift costs 12 euros for a return trip for Adults/Students/Children, and 20 euros for unlimited trips. For children, unlimited ticket costs €14.
Unforgettable Helicopter Flights
The helicopter tour is one of the best ways to explore mount Buller, Mount Stirling and the breathtaking and scenic landscapes of the High Country. Scenic helicopter flights operate on the following dates every season, depending on the weather conditions.
Sculpture Park Walk
Over the past few years, Mt. Buller is home to several sculptures arranged through different avenues. The sculptures include different pieces owned by the Grollo Family, some are donations from various benefactors, through the Mt. Buller Sculpture awards 2013, and others were acquired through the former mount Buller Easter Art Show. More sculptures are added to the park to promote the arts from Mt Buller. This tour will give you a glimpse of the Arts, as some of the pieces are truly inspiring.
Snow Shoe Tours
The Yeti snowshoe tours are a must-do activity for everyone in the family. Discover the resort from an entirely different perspective. The tours are able to cater to all abilities you can take a stroll through the majestic Snowgums or take a more challenging hike up the Summit. The tour includes a one-hour snowshoe tour with a snowshoe hire and a private guide. It costs €20 per person. A longer 1.5-hour Twilight Tour is another option for taking a partner along. Explore the beauty of the mountains in the twilight, watch the sunset and see the village light up in the dark clear skies. The tour costs €35 per person and it includes hot chocolate, a private guide and a 1.5-hour long tour with snowshoe hire.
Last but not the least is the Tobogganing at Mt. Buller. The resort has two designated areas, one is located in the day car park, right next to Celia’s Kiosk. The second area is located next to the Alpine Central in the Village. The Twilight Sessions on the weekends are not to be missed, and the best time to visit is between July and August.